Maria L. Gonzalez

Maria L. Gonzalez

CPA, Partner

One Liberty Plaza
165 Broadway, Floor 21
New York, NY 10006
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Maria L. Gonzalez is a partner at Friedman LLP. She has more than ten years of experience and works primarily with clients in the real estate industry, including owners and developers of residential and commercial properties and real estate brokers.


Maria is involved in all aspects of audit, review and compilation engagements, from the planning stage through the issuance of financial statements. She also performs agreed-upon procedures, including due diligence for possible property acquisitions; these engagements require that she read and critically evaluate the terms of leases and contracts.

Her expertise includes:

  • Supervising, reviewing and conducting HUD audits, ensuring compliance with and disclosure of loan and regulatory agreements
  • Preparing corporate, partnership and individual tax returns
  • Preparing operating escalation schedules for commercial real estate clients
  • Helping real estate clients convert from income tax basis reporting to GAAP basis reporting, as well as to reporting under International Financial Reporting Standards
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Friedman LLP’s Women’s Development Network
  • Crain's Notable in Accounting & Consulting, 2021